Pythonidae

plural noun
Py·thon·i·dae | \pīˈthänəˌdē\

Definition of Pythonidae 

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: a family comprising nonvenomous snakes closely related to the boas but having a supraorbital bone and usually teeth on the premaxilla and the subcaudal scales mostly in two rows, including Python and closely related genera, and being now usually treated as a subfamily of Boidae

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History and Etymology for Pythonidae

New Latin, from Python, type genus + -idae

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